Chapter 10 vocab

Chapter 10 vocab

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Radicals People who take extreme political positions
Judiciary Act of 1801 Added a lot of Federalist judges
John Marshall 45-year-old Dominican-Republic Chief Justice
Marbury v. Madison Important court decision
Unconstitutional Contradicting the constitution law
Judicial review States the Supreme Court has the final say in Constitution interpretation
Louisiana Purchase A purchase that doubled the U.S territory
Meriwether Lewis Young officer who led an expidition
William Clark Lieutenant who oversaw the adventure
Lewis and Clark expedition Expedition across the Louisiana Purchase
Sacagawea A Shoshone woman who helped the expedition with geography knowledge
Zebulon Pike Another explorer who went across the west in an adventure
Impressment kid-napping,
Embargo Act of 1807. Act that made American ships no longer allowed to sail to foreign ports.
Tecumseh, Shawnee chief,
War Hawks. Westerners who called for war
Oliver Hazard Perry, an experienced officer who took charge of this infant fleet.
Battle of the Thames This victory put an end to the British threat to the Northwest
Francis Scott Key a Washington lawyer who watched the all-night battle.
Treaty of Ghent ended the War of 1812.

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